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Governors Are Helpless And Frustrated Over Insecurity In Their States – Gov El-Rufai Laments

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Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has lamented over the spate of insecurity in the country, saying that governors were helpless and frustrated.

Governors Are Helpless And Frustrated Over Insecurity In Their States – Gov El-Rufai Laments 3

The Governor who spoke in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, during an interview aired on Channels TV, said the recent #EndSARS protest exposed the inability of the governors to control the police, despite being called the chief security officers of their states.

“We are all frustrated. I am frustrated in my state; many governors are frustrated in their states; we are called chief security officers only in name; we have no control over the army and the police. We are almost helpless. We don’t have a say in police operations, yet we fund some of their operations in our states.

“Some of us have more influence than others, but to a large extent, you ask the commissioner of police to do something and he has to clear with the Inspector-General of Police; this is the reality.

“We are not in control of the police, I don’t determine who gets posted to my state as Commissioner of Police and if I give him directives, he can decide to flout the directives. So, we are all frustrated,” he said.

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KanyiDaily had earlier reported that suspected bandits killed seven farmers, including a nursing mother, and abducted 30 villagers in Katsina State on Monday.

The Katsina killings is coming 24 hours after Boko Haram terrorists beheaded 43 rice farmers in Borno State, less than 20 km from Maiduguri, where Nigerian Army has used as headquarters in the ongoing war against insurgency.

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